Data Breach

Viridi Parente Data Breach Investigation

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Shamis & Gentile P.A., one of the nation's premier class action law firms specializing in data breach cases, is investigating the Viridi Parente data breach. If you were affected by the data breach, your sensitive personally identifiable information may have been exposed, and you may be eligible for compensation.

About Viridi Parente

Viridi Parente, Inc., based in Buffalo, New York, operates within the renewables and environment industry, focusing on developing fail-safe lithium-ion battery systems. These systems are designed for a wide range of applications including industrial, medical, commercial, municipal, and residential buildings. Founded in 2012, the company employs around 82 people according to LinkedIn.

What Happened?

In December 2023, Viridi Parente detected unusual activity on their network which led to the discovery of unauthorized access. A comprehensive investigation revealed that an array of personal information might have been compromised. The types of consumer information exposed include:

  • Name
  • Address
  • Date of birth
  • Financial account information
  • Driver’s license
  • Passport number/government identification
  • Tax identification number
  • Email address
  • Social Security Number

Your Rights and Next Steps

If your information was involved in this breach, it's crucial to take immediate action to protect yourself from potential identity theft:

  1. Monitor Your Accounts: Keep an eye on your bank statements and credit reports for any unauthorized transactions or alterations.
  2. Credit Reports: Obtain free credit reports from to check for discrepancies.
  3. Fraud Alerts: Consider placing a fraud alert on your credit files, which makes it harder for identity thieves to open accounts in your name.
  4. Security Freeze: You might want to place a security freeze on your credit reports, which prevents creditors from accessing your credit report entirely.
  5. Credit Monitoring: Viridi Parente is offering complimentary credit monitoring services through Cyberscout. Be sure to activate this service before the deadline of August 31, 2024.

You May Be Entitled to Compensation

Experiencing a data breach can be distressing and may lead to financial loss. Lawyers are ready to help you understand your rights and determine if you are eligible for compensation. If you believe your information was compromised, please consider filling out the below form to potentially join a lawsuit and protect your rights.


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